The Bell. London: Chatto & Windus & Book Society, 1958. Pp, 320. Green cloth boards, in pictorial dust jacket designed by Charles Mozly. A near fine copy.
Signed by the Author on title-page.
The Bell is an early philosophical novel by Iris Murdoch (the Irish academic and Oxford professor of Philosophy) set in a lay religious community situated next to an enclosed order of Benedictine nuns in Gloucestershire. It was her fourth published novel.